[PD] C++ for pd

cyrille cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr
Fri Feb 4 15:20:33 CET 2005

Georg Holzmann wrote:
> Hallo!
>>However the advantages in using flext for me as developer outweight
>>that, IMO. It is really well documented, very clean, has lots of
>>useful utility functions and I need to use flext anyways for Thomas'
>>cool externals, so flext is already installed. 
> An other advantage is of course that you can use these externals also in
> MAX. To myself this is not important, because I do not use MAX, but the more
> people us a software the more bugs are recognized etc.
> So just an other thought:
> Would it be possible to rewrite Gem with flext (with not too much effort),
> so that Gem would also be useable in MAX (so maybe more people would like to
> make developments in Gem) ?

gem is already avalable for max :


> And the next question: What about threads and flext. I know you can make
> threaded externals, but do they work relyable?
> (e.g. a threaded soundfiler (for non-devel-pd), threaded Gem (okay, would be
> easier without flext, but just in case), ...)
>>And I like libraries and code reuse in general, so why should there be
>>a different C++ interface for externals in Gem, PDcontainers,
>>readanysf~, creb, ...?
> of course ...
> LG
> Georg

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